The workshop programme for 2024 will include included keynote speeches, presentations, and opportunities to network.

Wednesday, May 8 2024 | Climate change, economics and finance
Time Item Speaker Title
08:45-09:30 Registration
09:30-09:45 Welcome remarks Luca Taschini, University of Edinburgh  
09:45-10:30 Plenary Speaker Hannah Bloomfield, Newcastle University Using high resolution climate data to help prepare future energy systems for weather-driven extremes
10:30-11:00 Break
11:00-11.30 Contributed talk 1 Manuel Cugliari, Banca d'Italia The dual face of carbon emissions: transition risk-adjusted probability of default
11:30-12.00 Contributed talk 2 Andrew Schurer, University of Edinburgh Causes of past temperature change and variability and the implications for projections of future climate
12:00-12.30 Contributed talk 3 Stuart Haszeldine, University of Edinburgh TBC
12:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30-14:15 Plenary Speaker Margherita Giuzio, European Central Bank Financing the low-carbon transition and adaptation
14:15-14:45 Contributed talk 1 Ghassane Benmir, IE Madrid Weitzman Meets Taylor: EU Allowances Futures Price Drivers and Carbon Cap Rule
14:45-15:15 Contributed talk 2 Lorenzo Prosperi, Prometeia A Modelling Framework For Equity Portfolio Projections Under Different Carbon Price Scenarios
15:15-15:45 Refreshments and mingling
18:00-19:30 Welcome drinks - Dovecot Studios, 10 Infirmary St, Edinburgh, EH1 1LT
Thursday, May 9 2024 | Where is climate finance going?
Time Item Speaker Title
09:00-09:45 Registration
09:45-10:30 Plenary Speaker - TBC Simon Scheidegger, HEC Lausanne Deep Uncertainty Quantification: With an Application to Integrated Assessment Models
10:30-11:00 Break
11:00-11.30 Contributed talk 1 Stefano Ramelli, University of St. Gallen Climate Transition Beliefs
11:30-12.00 Contributed talk 2 Glen Gostlow, University of Zurich Does Nature Matter for Stock Returns?
12:00-12.30 Contributed talk 3 Stephen Szaura, BI Norwegian Business School Weather Variance Risk Premia
12:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30-14:15 Plenary Speaker Ruixun Zhang, Peking University A Quantitative Approach to Optimal Impact Portfolios
14:15-14:45 Contributed talk 1 Atreya Dey, University of Edinburgh Volatile Temperatures and their Effects on Equity Returns and Firm Performance
14:45-15:15 Contributed talk 2 Ruediger Kiesel, University of Duisburg-Essen Net-Zero Commitments: Fact or Fiction?
15:15-15:45 Break
15:45-16:45 Industry Panel Discussion Chaired by Wendy McCallum, University of Edinburgh Building an industry-academia system to scale climate action
16:45-17:15 Refreshments and mingling
Friday, May 10 2024 | Climate change and energy systems
Time Item Speaker Title
09:00-09:45 Registration
09:45-10:30 Plenary Speaker Dominik Moest, Technische Universit├Ąt Dresden Decision support for the transition of the energy industry
10:30-11:00 Break
11:00-11.30 Contributed talk 1 Lars Schewe, University of Edinburgh Mathematical optimisation for a sustainable energy system
11.30-12.00 Contributed talk 2 Dogan Keles, Technical University of Denmark Hydrogen production in the local and European system context
12.00-12.30 Contributed talk 3 Goncalo Dos Reis, University of Edinburgh Trends in the current battery ecosystem
12:30-13:30 Lunch

*Please note this programme is subject to change and will be finalised in May 2024.